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:35. here are some of the other stories making news this morning. a wildfire near los angeles has grown to more than 4100 acres. the fire in angeles national norrest is now only 5% contained. the good news that it's spreading deeper into the forest in a way -- and away from communities and structures. >>> the threat of a teacher strike has chicago officials scrambling to figure out what to do with the 400,000 students enrolled in city public schools. chicago officials say they'll look at students during the day but also looking to hire contract workers to be able to continue afternoon events. the city and the teachers union have until midnight monday morning to reach a new contract. after that more than 26,000 teachers could be walking the picket lines. it would be the first big city school strike in the u.s. since detroit teachers walked off their jobs for 16 days in 2006. >>> despite the rising price a the gas pump recently, experts say we could see a drop in those prices soon. the damage from hurricane isaac is not believed to are serious which will allow gulf coast refineries to get
the highway in los angeles. police tracked the men flying down the highway in an suv. at one point the men started throwing cash out of the vehicle which caused people in the streets to grab up the money. police say the armed men had just taken bundles of cash from a bank. a bank of america. >>> for the first time since the chicago teachers strike began negotiators seem optimistic. the walkout is entering its fourth day today. the president of the teachers union and the school board president say they've made considerable progress toward a compromise. among the key remaining issues and new teacher evaluation system and a process for deciding which laid off teachers can be rehired. the strike is affecting 350,000 students. >>> just one game and he's already getting recognized. redskins quarterback robert griffin iii was named the nfc offensive player of the week. griffin had a perfect passer rating in the first half. he finished the game with 320 yards, two touchdowns and no interceptions and he becomes the first rookie quarterback to win the award after his first professional game. >> all
. >>> researchers at cedar sinai hospital in los angeles say latino people have an increased risk of developing type ii diabetes because they store fat in their pancreas. the study appeared white, black and latino adults. all of the subjects were overweight with similar prediabetic conditions. latinos stored fat in their pancreas was then less able to produce enough insulin metabolic regulating hormone. >>> people with mild asthma have been using steroid inhalers to prevent attacks for decades. but a new study in the journal of the american medical association finds those taking the steroids do no better than those who use their inhalers only when they have symptoms. the finding could lead to less expensive personalized plans to treat asthma. >>> the food and drug administration has sent out a warning to lorial over the marketing of the antiaging cream genefique. lancome claims it boosts the activity of genes and contains special ingredients that stimulate cell regeneration to reconstruct skin to a denser quality. the fda says only drug products are allowed to make such claims and lancome has not su
mountains north east of los angeles. officials say the 3188-acre has reached 48% containment. the fire has not advanced past a containment line where structures were threatened. permanent residents of a nearby community will soon be allowed to go home. >>> how abouted cowboys senate dallas cowboys and their fans have two reasons to be happy this morning. "forbes" magazine says the team is the most valuable franchise in the n.f.l. for the sixth year running. the estimated worth $2 billion. and then there's the start of the n.f.l. season, the opener last night against the giants was the tony romo show. three touchdowns. one of his famous romo's target, ken. the defending super bowl champion new york giants lose at home 24-17. >> an interesting game. >>> the time now is 4:38. another day of humidity is headed our way. howard is back in two minutes to let us know how hot and muggy it's going to get. >> you can feel it already. >> the newest smartphone from a communications company sends the stock tumbling. >> at 4:50, new research suggests football may increase a person's risk of suffering fro
white and the huntsman. and that is your eye on entertainment. teresa garcia, cbs news, los angeles. >> i liked that movie. >>> good morning and thank you for watching 9news now at 5:00 a.m. i'm andrea roane. >> and i'm mike haiduk.
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. >>> oscar and grammy winning songwriter hall davis has died after stroke in los angeles. he was 91. you know these songs. he produced hit songs for more than six decades, including such hits as "say a little prayer ,," "do you know wait to san jose" and "raindrops keep falling on my head." he produced more than three dozen hit singles for dionne warwick. ♪ i say a little prayer for you ♪ forever, forever ♪ >> you want to sing it? >> no, no. >> probably best that we don't. >> 4:57. >> together, together ♪ >>> america's stars take venice by storm. >> a possible big shake-up at american idol. teresa garcia has those and more at this look at entertainment. >> reporter: musicians james taylor and mary jay blige will join earth wind and fire as headline acts at the democratic national convention in north carolina. they're part of a full slate of musicians set to perform this week. mark anthony will sing the national anthem thursday when president obama accepts his party's nomination. randy jackson, one of the original judges on american idol since 2002 looks to be leaving his post. indust
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